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EUREKA - A wanted felon is taken into custody after resisting arrest and being in possession of burglary tools.

Just before 1:30 Tuesday morning, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies observed 31-year old Travis Morgan Jr. riding a bicycle with allegedly no light near Myrtle Avenue and Spear Street. A stop was attempted but Morgan Jr. resisted arrest and fled into nearby brush. Eventually...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 20:35

YUROK- The Yurok Tribe will hold three public hearings regarding multiple draft ordinances. They will be held in Eureka, Klamath, and Weitchpec this week.

The ordinances include the Sex Offender Registration Ordinance, which would create procedures for the notification and registration of convicted sex offenders. Next is the Building and Construction Ordinance; That would ensure welfare...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:48

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Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:41

MCCANN- Crews responded to a vegetation fire in McCann. 

The blaze erupted around noon Tuesday. The fire was 1/4th of an acre. CAL FIRE along with local agencies responded to the scene to help prevent it from spreading. PG&E also responded, after a power line was reported down.

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:39

EUREKA - A puppy rescued from the Palco Marsh has fully recovered from a severe case of mange and is up for adoption. 

Her name is Jaden and she’s approximately 9 months old. Jaden’s owners went to the hospital and she was left alone at the marsh. Jaden qualified for the Eureka Police Department’s Animal Control Fund which was established to help animals in need during the marsh...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:35

NORTH COAST- Major energy-saving improvements could be coming to the Humboldt Transit Authority facility. But first, a public hearing regarding the process will be held in Eureka.

The HTA Board of Directors will receive comments regarding the design-build contract while following state requirements. A grant of over $350,000 has already been secured. This would help install solar panels...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:35

ARCATA- The City of Arcata may be purchasing a new multi-thousand dollar dispatch system. 

It just has to be approved at Wednesday's City Council meeting. Purchasing the three-station system, as well as having it installed by Day Wireless, would amount to a total of over $140,000. During the meeting, a contract will also be awarded for preparing a construction plan for the Greenview ...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:29

EUREKA - Eureka Police have worn body cameras for only a few months but the camera footage has already cleared up citizen complaints and helped the District Attorney’s Office file charges.  

Patrol officers, POP detectives, and criminal investigators with the Eureka Police Department have been equipped with HD body cameras since the end of April. 

"The officers have really bought...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:27